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Nutrition
11 March 2014

About one in two children risk being stunted in central Malawi. To address this alarming problem of undernutrition, WFP has launched an innovative Prevention of Stunting project to improve the nutritional well-being of young children and their mothers.

 

 

 

School Meals
6 February 2014

Dutch company PostNL has been supporting WFP's school meals programme in Malawi since 2004 - not only through funding but also by sending project managers to oversee the construction of schools. PostNL executives recently visited Malawi to see the programme in action. 

Cash and Vouchers, Capacity Development, Climate Change, Focus on Women, Food for Assets, Gender, NGOs, Nutrition, Purchase for Progress, School Meals
29 January 2014

From resilience building efforts to sustainable school meals, here are 10 photos that look back on WFP's fight against hunger in Malawi. In 2014, WFP Malawi is building on last year's momentum to scale-up all efforts to work towards achieving the Zero Hunger Challenge.

Nutrition
3 January 2014

WFP is helping to build a more nutrition-secure Malawi through an innovative programme aimed at preventing stunting. Some 47 percent of Malawian children have stunted growth -- one of the highest rates in Africa. 

P4P Stories from the field, Crop Production, Purchase for Progress
10 December 2013

In 2013, WFP Malawi organised a study tour for smallholder farmers as part of its Purchase for Progress initiative. 

Nutrition
29 November 2013

In 2000, long-time WFP Malawi office staffer Josiah Tepani found out he was HIV-positive. Instead of being the death sentence he feared, the virus transformed Tepani into a passionate champion -- a champion for ending fear and stigma surrounding HIV/AIDS in his country and throughout the UN system. This year, 52-year-old Tepani is marking World AIDS Day by sharing his story.

Food Consumption, Focus on Women, Gender, Nutrition, Purchase for Progress, School Meals
11 November 2013

By focusing on women, WFP is working to break the cycle of hunger in Malawi.

School Meals
24 October 2013

Gladys Bomu, a Malawian mother, recounts the changes in her community since WFP began providing school meals there in 2008.

Nutrition
21 October 2013

Four teachers from Japan visited WFP to learn more about development challenges in Malawi.

Centre of Excellence against Hunger, Capacity Development, National Capacity, Nutrition, School Meals
10 October 2013

WFP and the Government of Malawi have developed the country's first national school meals policy. This policy will provide the first overall framework for sustainable, coordinated and comprehensive health and nutrition programmes in Malawi’s schools.